The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 18 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 15 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.25% 5.38% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.00% 17.24% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £257 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £490 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £61.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
XML
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 58 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.83% 31.18% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 49
Average daily rate £315 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 17 (80.95%) HTML
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
4 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 13 (61.90%) MVC
5 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (57.14%) jQuery
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 12 (57.14%) Web Services
5 12 (57.14%) C#
6 10 (47.62%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) IIS
6 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
6 10 (47.62%) Ajax
6 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (42.86%) Scrum
8 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (38.10%) WPF
9 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (33.33%) TDD
9 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
11 5 (23.81%) WCF
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (19.05%) Oracle
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) WebTrends
2 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Multicast
1 2 (9.52%) FCoE
1 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
1 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) MySQL
6 2 (9.52%) MS Access
7 1 (4.76%) DB2
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.76%) HBase
7 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) jQuery
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 12 (57.14%) Web Services
5 10 (47.62%) Ajax
6 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (38.10%) WPF
8 5 (23.81%) WCF
9 3 (14.29%) LINQ
9 3 (14.29%) RESTful
10 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
10 2 (9.52%) XSLT
10 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
10 2 (9.52%) Rendezvous
10 2 (9.52%) Middleware
11 1 (4.76%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
8 1 (4.76%) SEO
8 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.76%) ETL
8 1 (4.76%) OOP
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) VB
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) XAML
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) PHP5
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) KVM
1 2 (9.52%) SRDF
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) Xen
1 2 (9.52%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) DataSynapse
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) Intel
2 2 (9.52%) NetApp
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase